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Aug 30, 2009 6:30pm EDT
of america. and during the conversation comparing the canadian and the u.s. system and part of the interview includes a look at the cultural differences between our two countries. here's an excerpt of next week's q and a. >> i'm pretty tough on canada because they keep you waiting so long. and i was talking to minister in canada and i said you keep people waiting. how can you call this good health care? you have to wait months to see a speshtist. and his answer was, look, canadians don't mind waiting so much as long as the rich canadian and the poor canadian have to wait about the same amount of time. and that is their national culture. and we don't have that ethic. it's a standard in america that rich people are going to get better health care than poor people. no other country lets that happen. host: your response to the comments of the author. guest: well, i think i have to agree that this is a different attitude that we have and that you don't have here in the states. for us, it doesn't matter if you have money or you don't have money for health care, you will be offered the same kind of
Aug 30, 2009 9:30pm EDT
the ross perot contract with america is days it was mitch mcconnell who got up and very much opposed the balanced budget amendment. i have learned by listening this morning that apparently senator mitch mcconnell is against campaign finance reform. would you confirm my memory and whether this is true, if mitch mcconnell is a candidate for term limits? guest: i cannot confirm your recollection as to the balanced budget amendment. in fact, i think you are incorrect. senator mitch mcconnell does oppose what is popularly called campaign finance reform. he was the lead plaintiff in the case with the supreme court challenging the john mccain- feingold law. it was largely a unsuccessful, but he's keeping it up with some surprising allies. i will say this about the contract with america, however. senator mitch mcconnell was not a real gung-ho supporter of all aspects of the contract with america. in particular anything having to do with term limits he opposes. he strongly opposes that. he thought the contract may have over-promised. he thought was a nice way to get attention, but an anti-cli
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